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Today is the birthday of Tristan Corbière, born in 1845. He was a French poet born in Coat-Congar, Ploujean, near Morlaix in Brittany, where he lived most of his life and where he died. His work was little known until Paul Verlaine included him in his gallery of poètes maudits (accursed poets), but Verlaine's recommendation was enough to get his work noticed and established him as one of the masters acknowledged by the Symbolists.

Today is the birthday of Tristan Corbière, born in 1845. He was a French poet born in Coat-Congar, Ploujean, near Morlaix in Brittany, where he lived most of his life and where he died. His work was little known until Paul Verlaine included him in his gallery of poètes maudits (accursed poets), but Verlaine's recommendation was enough to get his work noticed and established him as one of the masters acknowledged by the Symbolists.

Fichier:Baudelaire - Les Fleurs du mal, Conard, 1922.djvu

Fichier:Baudelaire - Les Fleurs du mal, Conard, 1922.djvu

04/18/1877 - Charles Cros wrote a paper that described the process of recording and reproducing sound. In France, Cros is regarded as the inventor of the phonograph. In the U.S., Thomas Edison gets the credit.

04/18/1877 - Charles Cros wrote a paper that described the process of recording and reproducing sound. In France, Cros is regarded as the inventor of the phonograph. In the U.S., Thomas Edison gets the credit.

Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898), professeur d'anglais et poète. Il est considéré comme l’un des fondateurs du Symbolisme, mouvement littéraire de la fin du 19ème siècle qui s’inscrit contre le Naturalisme et privilégie l’usage des symboles et des correspondances entre choses visibles et invisibles.

Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898), professeur d'anglais et poète. Il est considéré comme l’un des fondateurs du Symbolisme, mouvement littéraire de la fin du 19ème siècle qui s’inscrit contre le Naturalisme et privilégie l’usage des symboles et des correspondances entre choses visibles et invisibles.

Born	Alexis Leger  31 May 1887  Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe  Died	20 September 1975 (aged 88)  Presqu'île de Giens, Provence, France  Pen name	Saint-John Perse  Notable award(s)	Nobel Prize in Literature  1960

Born Alexis Leger 31 May 1887 Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe Died 20 September 1975 (aged 88) Presqu'île de Giens, Provence, France Pen name Saint-John Perse Notable award(s) Nobel Prize in Literature 1960

Painting of François-René de Chateaubriand by Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, 1767-1824.

Painting of François-René de Chateaubriand by Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, 1767-1824.

“That she had so completely recovered her sanity was a source of sadness to her. One should never be cured of one's passion.” ― Marguerite Duras, Ravishing of Lol Stein

“That she had so completely recovered her sanity was a source of sadness to her. One should never be cured of one's passion.” ― Marguerite Duras, Ravishing of Lol Stein

Stéphane Mallarmé, foi um poeta e crítico literário francês que promoveu uma renovação da poesia na segunda metade do século XIX, especialmente nas tendências futuristas e dadaístas. “Un coup de dés” é um longo poema de versos livres e tipografia revolucionária que constitui a declaração trágica de uma arte espontânea em oposição ao formalismo da composição.

Stéphane Mallarmé, foi um poeta e crítico literário francês que promoveu uma renovação da poesia na segunda metade do século XIX, especialmente nas tendências futuristas e dadaístas. “Un coup de dés” é um longo poema de versos livres e tipografia revolucionária que constitui a declaração trágica de uma arte espontânea em oposição ao formalismo da composição.

Jean Cocteau : Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) is a poet, graphic designer, draughtsman, playwright and french movie director. He is one of the major artists of ...

Jean Cocteau : Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) is a poet, graphic designer, draughtsman, playwright and french movie director. He is one of the major artists of ...

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